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bitmap (plural bitmaps)
- (computing) A series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits.
2002, André LaMothe, Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus, page 315:
- Using the hardware blitter to move bitmaps from VRAM to VRAM is much faster than moving them from system memory to VRAM.
- See notes at pixmap.
a series of bits